Sigfrido Cuen

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Sigfrido "Sigi" Cuen (born September 29, 1983 in La Paz, Baja California Sur), better known as "Sigi", is a Mexican entrepreneur, author, writer[1] and poker player.[2][3] Best known for his novel "Las Dos Almas del Ser".[4] He is also known for winning the Latin American Poker Tour Panama NLH Turbo side event.[5]


From 2000–2001 he took Japanese & English courses in Semboku High School in Osaka, Japan. He received a bachelor´s degree in International Business from Instituto Tecnologíco y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM). 2003- 2007 in Guadalajara, Mexico.

In 2005 he studied International Economy & Regional Scenarios and Marketing in South America courses in Fundação Getúlio Vargas (EBAPE) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In 2007 he took Doing Business in China & Economy and Politics in East Asia courses in Fudan University (Yan Yuan Fudan) in Shanghai, China.[1]

Professional career[edit]

On 2011 published his first book. The novel "Las Dos Almas del Ser". In December 2012 published his second book. "El Manual de los Niños Cool" [6] Despite of working a couple of years on family business, he bought an advertising franchise.[1]


In December 2009, he participated in an online $1 PCA Fantasy Freeroll qualifier on PokerStars beating 500 players and winning his pass to the final round. In the final round he beat over 7,500 players to claim a $15,100 Prize Package to the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure $10,300 NLHE Main Event in Paradise Island, Bahamas in January 2010.[7] Even he was able to pass through day 1 with a 48,100 chips stack, he was eliminated on day 2.[8][9][10]

In July 2011 he participated in the $1,000 NLHE Event #54 of the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas Nevada. He was eliminated on day 1.[11]

In December 2011, he qualified via PokerStars to the Brasil Poker Tour Grand Final Carnival Poker Festival held in February 2012, in São Paulo, Brazil.[12]

In September 2012 he attended the LAPT Panama $2,500 Main Event, in Panama City, Panama despite of not making the money, he played and won a $500 NLH Turbo side event for $10,200.[13]

In June 2013 he participated in the WSOP at Las Vegas, Nevada. His only cash came in the $1,000 NLHE Event #7 for $1,868.[14] He also holds several winnings and cashes in amateur tournaments,[15][16]


  1. ^ a b c [1], Bubok Profiles, April 16, 2008.
  2. ^ "Player Info, Winnings & Bracelets | Official World Series of Poker". Retrieved 2012-07-09. 
  3. ^ [2], BLUFF MAGAZINE, September 29, 2012.
  4. ^ "Las Dos Almas del Ser - Sigfrido Cuen L. - Sigfrido Cuen". Retrieved 2012-07-09. 
  5. ^ [3], Cobertura LAPT Panama, poquer833, September 29, 2012.
  6. ^ [4], Bubok Profiles, July 15, 2011.
  7. ^ "PCA 2010 fantasy freeroll winners". Retrieved 2012-07-09. 
  8. ^ "PokerStars Caribbean Adventure: Resumen del día 1b". Retrieved 2012-07-09. 
  9. ^ "Daniel Ades es el latino mejor ubicado en el Día 2 de la PCA". Retrieved 2012-07-09. 
  10. ^ "Redraw Dia 2 • Dia 2 • Caribbean Adventure 2010 - Paradise Island, Bahamas, 5 a 14 de Janeiro". Retrieved 2012-07-09. 
  11. ^ [5] World Series of Poker, July 02, 2011.
  12. ^ [6], Brasil Poker Tour, February, 2012.
  13. ^ [7], BLUFF MAGAZINE, September 29, 2012.
  14. ^
  15. ^ [8], Wikisroom, December 08, 2010.
  16. ^ "Ricardo Montes gritó campeón en La Paz | CodigoPoker". CodigoPoker (in Spanish). Retrieved 2016-02-16.